The Patient Rights Council reported on May 15 that the assisted suicide bill recently introduced in the NY Assembly has been withdrawn by its sponsor. … [Read more...] about Good News!
Legislative Efforts in Other States
This article can be found online on many news sites, including this one: http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/17104312/assisted-suicide-would-be-banned-under-ga-law. Assisted suicide would be banned under new law 6:33 AM, Mar 8, 2012 Written by The Associated Press ATLANTA -- Assisting in another person's suicide would be become a felony crime in Georgia punishable by up to a … [Read more...] about Good News: Georgia House of Representatives Passes a Bill to Ban Assisted Suicide
From the blog of our friend Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition http://alexschadenberg.blogspot.com/2012/02/widow-of-final-exit-network-victim-john.html The Associated Press reported yesterday that Susan Celmer, the widow of John Celmer (the man who died from assisted suicide after being counselled and encouraged by the Final Exit Network) testified in … [Read more...] about Bill to Prevent Assisted Suicide in Georgia Passes in Committee.
Last year we posted news stories about the Idaho legislature’s passing a bill that would outlaw assisted suicide and about . Now Georgia is attempting to do the same thing. True Dignity Vermont hopes they succeed. Here’s the AP report. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 Ga. lawmakers want to outlaw assisted suicide By GREG BLUESTEIN and DORIE TURNER - Associated Press ATLANTA -- State … [Read more...] about Bill Introduced in Georgia to Outlaw Assisted Suicide
True Dignity likes this article, which minces no words in describing physician assisted suicide. It appeared on today’s Philly Post, the blog of Philadelphia Magazine (http://blogs.phillymag.com/the_philly_post/2012/02/15/hey-stop-cvs-pick-suicide-pills/). So-called "Death With Dignity" measures are murder, plain and simple. By Beth Capriotti 2/15/2012 While in Boston … [Read more...] about Hey, Can You Stop at CVS and Pick Up My Suicide Pills?